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strengthen existing provisions in the bill to include the privacy officer and the officer for civil rights and civil liberties of the department of homeland security askey stakeholders in the report that would a-- as key stakeholders in the report. this report would assess how this legislation affected our civil liberties and privacy throughout our federal government, and the department of homeland security is the -- the key civil department in our federal government that develops and implements cybersecurity protocalls for the rest of the -- protocols for the rest of the federal government. it is crucial that they be part of any assessment and work with both the privacy office and the office of civil rights and civil liberties and the individuals in these offices are experts in their fields and they should have a say. they should be in the room as we take a look at this. much work needs to be done, but i urge my colleagues to support my amendment to continue improving this bill, and i thank you, mr. chairman and i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentlelady reserves the bala
. a member of the civil rights and i'm here in my capacity. civil rights was established -- >> he needs a microphone. >> this was established in the95 to among other things examine matters related to denials of protection and race and discrimination and because immigration ofte implicates matters pertaining to national origin and discrimination, the commission over the years has regularly conducted hearings on aspects of immigration including illegal immigration. the most recent such hearing occurred dealing with the specific issue of the effect of illegal immigration on the wage and employment levels of americans, specifically black americans and the evidence produced at that hearing showed that illegal immigration a disproportionately negative effect on employment and wage levels of low skilled americans, specifically black americans. >> mr. chairman, we have a hard time hearing. if you can get that a little closer. it's important to remember that witnesses at the hearing were witnesses that spanned the ideological spectrum. despite differences to policy every witness agreed that ille
of the 16th street baptist church ibirmingham 50 years ago which served as a catalyst for the civil rights movement. in addition, mr. speaker, we'll take up h.r. 1549, the helping sick americans now act. this bill authored by representatives joe pitts, michael burgess, and ann wagner, will help americans with pre-existing conditions obtain insurance coverage without delay. we'll also consider h.r. 527, the responsible helium administration and stewardship act, a bipartisan bill sponsored by chairman hastings. this legislation applies free market principles to future sales from the federal helium reserve and will protect thousands of american jobs. i thank the gentleman. i yield back. mr. hoyer: i thank the majority leader for the information for next week. i would observe that he and i co-chaired, honorary co-chairs, john lewis the chair, our leader, along with terry sewell and spencer bachus and congresswoman roby, delegation, to march across the ed mupped pet tiss bridge to recognize -- edmund pettus bridge to recognize the voting rights act and the acts that led up to that. the goad med
for civil rights and civil liberties of the department of homeland security in consultation with the civil rights and civil liberties oversight board, the senior privacy and civil liberties officer such of each department or agency of the federal government that receives cyberthreat information shared with the federal government under such subsection, b, shall annually and jointly submit to congress a report assessing the privacy and civil liberties' impact of the activities conducted by the federal government under subsection 1104. such report shall include any recommendations that civil liberties protection officer and chief privacy and civil liberties officer consider appropriate to minimize or mitigate the privacy and civil liberties' impact of the sharing of cyberthreat information under such section 1104. three, form, each form required under paragraph 1 or 2 shall be submitted and on classified form but may include a classified annex. d, definitions. in this section, one, appropriate congressional committees. the term appropriate congressional committees means, a, the committee on h
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